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Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

by HUE, LLC Calling all foreign policy wonks! HUE, a progressive consultancy committed to amplifying the voices, opinions, and experiences of people of color, invites you to take to Twitter and livetweet the next Presidential Debate with us October 22 at 9pm EST/8pm CST/6pm PST using the #HUEDebate hashtag. On Monday, October 22, 2012, President Barack Obama and Governor […]

Walk4Justice: 720 Native Women Murdered and Missing

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  Originally posted by our friends at Indian Country Today, TORONTO – When they walked out of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside on June 21, Gladys Radek and Bernie Williams prepared themselves for raw memories and painful moments on their fourth Walk4Justice across Canada. Survivors themselves, Radek and Williams share the grief experienced by too many First […]

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Mexico City: The flight of the eagle

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The ruins and remains are this city’s history textbook, wide open for all to see, to read, to breathe. Mexico City – Past and present collide right in front of the amazed eyes of the spectator who stands  between the ruins of the Templo Mayor or Great Temple, and the Metropolitan Cathedral in downtown Mexico […]

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  By Elizabeth Parisian, Ten years have passed since the UN member nations approved the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which represent an ambitious commitment to alleviate poverty and increase wellbeing amongst the least well-off in all corners of the globe.  The eight goals each address an aspect of development, from income and hunger to environmental […]

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Direct talks: Five myths

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Originally published on the Mosaic Blog Direct talks between Palestinians and Israelis are scheduled to commence in Washington on September 2, a decade after the last real final-status talks, and nearly two years after the last direct talks. Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu will come face to face for dinner and talks in Washington as […]

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By Steven Salaita Originally published on the Foreign Policy Journal Israel has been subject to some bad publicity recently. In 2008-09, it launched a brutal military campaign in the Gaza Strip that killed over 400 Palestinian children. In May, 2010, bumbling Israeli commandos murdered nine nonviolence activists on the relief flotilla Mavi Marmara. It only […]

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Noam Chomsky on Israel

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Internationally recognized as one of America’s most critically-engaged public intellectuals today, Noam Chomsky spoke with me about Israel and its interplay with the United States. Listen or read entire interview. Listen to the interview. Photo by: AP

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After 600 Aboriginal women and girls go missing or found murdered in Canada the federal government decides to throw-a-bone and give $10 million dollars. In March, the Canadian Minister of Justice budgeted $10 million over two years to address the issue of murdered and missing women in Canada, however, they have yet to figure out […]

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Co-written by Bill Quigley and Laura Raymond. Bill and Laura work at the Center for Constitutional Rights. One year ago, on June 28, 2009, Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was awakened by gunfire. A coup was carried out by US-trained military officers, including graduates of the infamous US Army School of the Americas (WHINSEC) in Georgia. […]

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I am the Afghanistan Blogging Fellow for The Seminal and Brave New Foundation. You can read my work on The Seminal or at Rethink Afghanistan. The views expressed below are my own. Our strategy in Afghanistan is pretty bad, but aside from the obvious broken logic of creating peace through war, I wouldn’t say it […]

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